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Telling God’s Story
May 23, 2014 – 9:00 am | No Comment

In conjunction with the Spring 2014 issue of Concordia Journal, here is David Schmitt’s opening plenary presentation at the 2013 Theological Symposium. The Symposium theme was “From the Creation to the New Creation: Seeing All Things in Light of the Entire Story.”

You can download the video, along with videos of other Symposium plenaries and sectionals, on iTunes U.

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Proper 21 • Ezekiel 18:1–4, 25–32 • September 28, 2014
September 16, 2014 – 9:00 am | No Comment

By Kent Burreson
The Just Way of God
“The fathers have eaten sour grapes and the children’s teeth are set on edge.” This phrase leads Yahweh through Ezekiel to address Israel’s whining as they blame Yahweh for their woe and …

Hearing Lutheran Voices in Reformed Pulpits
January 20, 2014 – 11:15 am | 10 Comments
Hearing Lutheran Voices in Reformed Pulpits

Those who try to follow the pulse of American Christianity would be familiar with the name Tullian Tchividjian (even if it takes a little practice to pronounce it correctly!). Pastor of Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church, …

A Day in the Life of Concordia Seminary–in 1853
January 9, 2014 – 8:21 am | 2 Comments
A Day in the Life of Concordia Seminary–in 1853

Breakfast is served at 5:30 and then work begins…

Lutheran pastor makes the Lambeau Leap
January 8, 2014 – 3:35 pm | No Comment
Lutheran pastor makes the Lambeau Leap

Pastor Scott Kruse went where no Lutheran pastor has gone before.

Do We Need a “New New Testament” this New Year?
December 26, 2013 – 11:55 am | 4 Comments
Do We Need a “New New Testament” this New Year?

For the last decade the church has been challenged repeatedly regarding its Scriptures: Is the Bible legit?

Lessons and Carols
December 22, 2013 – 7:18 pm | No Comment
Lessons and Carols

On the last day before Christmas break, campus chapel had a brief service of Lessons and Carols–a bit of proleptic Christmas joy in the midst of Advent repentance and expectation. The music was both solemn and celebratory and included bells, guitar, clarinet, violin, piano, percussion, upright bass, and organ. We cannot share the music here, but the outline of the service and the special collects written for the occasion are reproduced below–a Christmas gift to you, our readers:

Who is Jesus? Depends on whose Jesus it is
December 17, 2013 – 6:44 pm | One Comment
Who is Jesus? Depends on whose Jesus it is

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Who is Jesus? Depends on whose Jesus it is

Download the Study Guide to INVITING COMMUNITY
December 17, 2013 – 3:04 pm | One Comment
Download the Study Guide to INVITING COMMUNITY

Ideal for individual study, small groups, and Bible studies, and free of charge right here.

Jesus as Human Male: The Latest Controversy
December 16, 2013 – 11:20 am | 2 Comments
Jesus as Human Male: The Latest Controversy

Mark Driscoll thinks Jesus was a cage-fighter. What does this mean?

Hot off the Press! Read the intro to the new book INVITING COMMUNITY
December 13, 2013 – 3:33 pm | 3 Comments
Hot off the Press! Read the intro to the new book INVITING COMMUNITY

Get a sneak peek at the new collection of essays from Concordia Seminary Press.

A Response to Dr. Jeff Kloha’s “Text and Authority”
December 12, 2013 – 11:20 am | 6 Comments

By Dr. Martin R. Noland, Pastor, Trinity Lutheran Church, Evansville, IN
Introduction
A number of people have contacted me since early December about my opinion of Dr. Jeff Kloha’s stimulating lecture titled “Text and Authority: Theological and …